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How to Acquire Like-minded People in Your Network and Increase Your Chances of Success



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Do you remember your last get-together with your friends? How did that feel like? Naturally, we should want to hang out with our friends more and more because they help us grow and bring out the best in us.

The obvious truth is that most people say they want to be successful but don’t do anything about it. What’s worse is that the ones who they surround themselves with get affected and it impacts their mindset. When you’re around people who want to succeed, the atmosphere is different. You feel energized, inspired, and the conversations you hear aren’t the typical ones involving endless gossip and mundane activities that don’t bring anyone closer to achieving their dreams.

It’s easy to identify who we want in our circle. The hard part is knowing where to find them. If you find yourself struggling with looking for like-minded people, or want to expand your current network, you can use the tips below:

1. Take advantage of social media

As someone who is involved in entrepreneurship, it can be very lonely at times. When I was starting out, I didn’t know a lot of people in the same stage as I was. After weeks of contemplation, I just realized that everything I was looking for could be accessed on my fingertips. With my different social media platforms and the use of Google, I slowly got the hang of it and knew what to search. Social media is free and if you use it right, it could lead you to groups you never knew existed and needed!

Take note, your connections don’t always have to be in the physical world. Digital connections are just as valuable as personal ones. Plus, low-cost airlines are just around the corner so there’s always that possibility of meeting in person! Don’t limit yourself to physical connections because you never know if the next opportunity might be from a virtual one.

I have joined multiple Facebook groups where we share the same interests. It lifts your soul and boosts your mood when you know you’re not going through your success journey alone. It also gives room for constructive criticism so you know where to improve, but for me the fun part about it was knowing new people and learning about their experiences. Everybody has a story to tell, and we can absorb pieces of valuable information applicable to our lives. Gaining knowledge about new cultures is interesting too!

“You can either allow social media to be helpful for you or it can be harmful. I like to let it be helpful.” – Ciara

2. Research on their watering holes and frequent them

Some of the things I’m passionate about are public speaking, travel, and self-improvement. To progress in these areas, I would want to be around public speakers, travelers and people seeking to improve themselves. Although I’m already part of digital groups for this, I also need physical connections so that there’s a balance.

There are apps I downloaded enabling me to meetup with people I have things in common with. It could be meetup group apps or event search apps to find the latest events in your area based on what you’re looking for.

For example, if you want to be fit, you can get a gym membership and you can expect everyone around you has the same goal. If you want to be a better public speaker, you can check out where your local toastmasters club hangs out. If you want to join broadway, go ahead and sign up for the auditions at the nearby theatre.

3. Continuously improve yourself

Likes attract likes. Don’t focus too much on networking that you neglect your personal growth. Be yourself when you meet new people and tell them about what you’re going through. Your vibe attracts your tribe.

Recall the time when you met your first few friends when you started school or on your first day of work. You became friends because of something you both liked, so there was an instant pull between you and them. Constantly improving yourself will bring out the best in you and make you a more interesting person. Go out, be better everyday and the right people will come to you too.

“We all need people who will give us feedback. That’s how we improve.” – Bill Gates

There are over seven billion people in this world. It might be overwhelming to find a group that resonates with your being but don’t fret because that’s only the start. You will find them eventually as it just takes a little effort on your part.

Have you taken the time to take inventory on your friends? Are they people who are bringing you down or elevating you? Comment below and let us know!

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Nicah Caramba is an entrepreneur who is passionate about public speaking and travel. Aside from chasing the next adventure, she is constantly looking for ways to help people communicate their ideas better in her blog! Sign up for her FREE Minimal Fear Course!

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There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity



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In just a few weeks, we will be wrapping up 2023. Can you believe it? This year has been absolutely incredible for me.

I have seen amazing doors opened, new relationships formed and I am seeing dreams realized in my life. While this seems like the hallmarks of a great year, this has also been the most challenging year of my life. With all of the change happening in my life, I have been forced out of my comfort zone and challenged to grow in every area of my life.

I can truly say that I have made the most of my moments this year and I have used everything as a catalyst for maximizing my greatest potential.

As a revolutionary leader, I have the pleasure of consulting and advising leaders around the world to fulfill purpose, realize their greatest potential and make an impact.

I want to share some insights with you that will help you to break cycles of mediocrity and manifest your greatness

Everything legal must come through the matrix

I am sure that some of you are wondering why I am using the term matrix. However, what you have to understand is that I am trying to make a highly complex spiritual principle practical to understand.

Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, every life has an origin and I believe that origin is divine and begins with eternity. You are birthed from eternity and into time to fulfill a unique purpose and assignment in your lifetime and generation.

The matrix is simply the portal or vehicle that brings something out of the invisible realm and into tangible form. The problem with much of the teaching today is that it excludes the matrix. We are told to believe that success is instantaneous and overnight.

Nobody talks about how a dream progresses through stages beginning with visualization and ultimately culminating in manifestation. Without a matrix or portal then everything that you attempt to birth and build will be illegal.

The matrix not only makes you legal but it gives you the authority and power to function as the greatest expression of who you were created to be. 

Every matrix has an incubation process

While many people admire and respect me today, I remember a time when nobody knew who I was or the significance of my message. How did I get to where I am today? I got here through an incubation process.

In other words, everything that has been destined for your life is incubating and awaiting a set time of manifestation. The problem is that most people live their entire lives idle and never initiate the incubation process.

What do I meany by that? Most people are living reckless and very few people are living intentionally. I am amazed at the number of people I have conversations with that have no vision, goals or strategies for their lives. They show great promise and they have undeniable potential.

However, without development they will die with their dreams still in them.

Everything that has been destined for your life must be incubated and converted to become realities born to time. 

“Visualize this thing that you want, see it, feel it, believe in it. Make your mental blueprint and begin to build.” – Robert Collier

You must give expression to that which is not yet born to time

When you think about a matrix or a prophetic incubation process, you have to understand that potential is often unrealized and untapped. In other words, your potential is in raw form and your potential cannot serve you as long as it is untapped.

The thing that makes me valuable is that I have the ability to convert potential into power. I have done it in my own life and I have empowered leaders around the world to do the same. How do you convert potential into power?

First, it is important to note that you have to perceive potential. If you cannot perceive your potential then you can never cultivate your potential. In addition, you must take the time to cultivate your potential. We often get excited about our capabilities; however, we never expand our capacity in order to realize our greatest potential.

In other words, the strength of your potential is only discovered through your willingness to stretch. The more we are challenged the more we are empowered to expand our capacity for greatness. Most of all, you must begin to express your potential. The expression of potential is different for every person.

For example, the expression of my potential is best demonstrated through the thoughts, ideas, products, services, books, etc.

For another person the expression of potential may look like a screenplay, artwork, sports, scientific discoveries, medical breakthroughs, etc.

Regardless of the form of expression, I know that you will live empty and unfulfilled until you make the decision to express your potential. The expression of your potential gives voice to your dreams, life to your vision, significance to your moments and activates your true power.

You must manifest your greatness

As a revolutionary thinker and leader, my work has impacted people around the world. I am grateful that my life is a source of empowerment to so many people. However, before anyone could ever benefit from my life, I had to make a non-negotiable decision to become who I was born to be.

I wish I could tell you that this journey is easy and that you will get there overnight. However, in a world that celebrates us for doing we are often criticized for being. As a result, I wasted a lot of time trying to be who other people wanted me to be instead of being who I was born to be.

There is no greatness without becoming and there is no becoming with authenticity. It is through our bravery to be vulnerable that we ultimately manifest our greatness. We do not bless the world by being a duplicate. We bless the world when we honor our difference. When you honor your difference you honor your potential.

Ultimately, your difference is how you manifest your greatness.

When you present anything but your authentic self to the world, you are playing small and you are robbing the world of your significance. Manifesting your greatness requires you to master your gifts.

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